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8 Indian documentaries selected for Iran festival

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Eight Indian documentaries will be screened at a film festival to be held next month in Teheran

Cinema VeriteNew Delhi: Eight Indian documentaries, including Sandip Ray’s ‘The Sound of Old Rooms’ will be screened at a film festival to be held next month in Teheran.

These documentaries will be part of a special retrospective of Indian films at the 7th ‘Cinema Verite’ Iran International Documentary Film Festival from December 10-17.

The other Indian films to be screened are ‘Mayong: Myth/Reality’ by Utpal Borpujari; ‘Bahadur the Accidental Brave’ by Aditya Seth; ‘There is something in the Air’ by Iram Ghufran; Farida Pacha’s ‘The Women in Blue Berets’; ‘Director, Painter Shri Baburao Laad Saheb’ by Richa Hushing; ‘Dhananjay Kulkarni Chandragupta’ by Rrivu Laha; and ‘Powerless’ by Fahad Mustafa and Deepti Kakkar.

The festival, organized by the Documentary & Experimental Film Center (DEFC), tries to express the relationship between reality and truth through documentary films. DEFC is the main centre for production, distribution and promotion of fiction, documentary, animation and experimental films in the Middle East.


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